Easy Ways to Help Families in Need

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Poverty is a real problem in America. In the city of Philadelphia, which has the worst poverty rate among the top 10 cities in the U.S., there are about 440,000 people who fall under the current federal poverty line. Of those residents, 39% , or roughly 171,000 people, are children. So how can the average citizen help without breaking their own bank?

One of the best ways to give back to your community and to your environment is through charitable donations. These don’t have to be monetary donations to be helpful, you can donate anything you own that is lightly used and may be useful for helping families in need. Food, clothing, furniture, toiletry items, books, all of these are things

Top Three Ways To Support Our Troops Without Extravagant Spending

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Schools and parents are encouraging young children to take a few minutes to write letters, birthday cards, Valentine’s, and Christmas cards to active military members and vets. “Thank you for fighting for our country. I love the color camo. I am nine. Why did you want to go to the military? Thank you for dieing [sic] for our country,” one letter begins. “I love American flags. Do you ever stop working? I love that every hour of every day you fight for our lives. I respect my veterans. How long do you have to sleep? You are very heroic and brave.”

Children’s letters to veterans are popular for several reasons — not least among them being that they are thoughtful, inexpensive, and relatively convenient. Contrary to popular belief, taking an active role in charities — especially ones supporting our troops — ca

Three Reasons Why Clothing Donations Matter

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Did you know that about 700 homeless people die of hypothermia every year? This fact alone is motivation enough for many people to donate clothes like jackets and sweatshirts, as it certainly exemplifies how important charitable donations are, but you may not know that there are many other benefits of clothing donations as well.
Here are a few reasons why clothing donations matter more than you might realize.
Helps the Environment.
If people get gently used clothing instead of new clothes, then manufacturers will make fewer new clothes, which not only saves the resources necessary to create textiles, but also lessens the environmental im